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Sprint T-Mobile Merger

T-Mobile and Sprint merger is officially called off

November 4th, 2017

About a week ago, an unverified report surfaced claiming that the rumored T-Mobile and Sprint merger was being called off. Now comes official word from both T-Mobile and Sprint that negotiations have permanently ended “as the companies were unable to find mutually agreeable terms.” In a joint statement addressing the recent turn of events, T-Mobile …

T-Mobile Sprint merger: share price effect

Proof that the T-Mobile/Sprint merger would be awful for consumers

October 30th, 2017

Earlier today, Nikkei Asian Review published a report that merger talks between Sprint and T-Mobile are over. According to the story, Sprint owner SoftBank was unwilling to relinquish control of the merged company to Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile’s owner. According to the instant replay, at least, that move may not have been wise. Sprint’s shares are down 9% …

T-Mobile Sprint merger called off

Report: T-Mobile Sprint merger has been called off

October 30th, 2017

It’s a reprieve at the last minute, folks. The rumored T-Mobile Sprint merger, which is just about old enough to vote, has reportedly been called off. Nikkei Asian Review is reporting that SoftBank, the Japanese telecom giant that owns Sprint, has decided to pull out of the deal “amid a failure to agree on ownership of the …

Best prepaid unlimited plan 2017

Sprint just one-upped T-Mobile with 5 Unlimited lines for $100

October 26th, 2017

Boost Mobile, Sprint’s prepaid arm, just took the prepaid price wars one step further. MetroPCS (T-Mobile’s prepaid brand) started offering four lines for $100 earlier this week, and Boost can’t take that lying down. So, starting this Friday, Boost is offering five lines of unlimited data to customers for $100, taxes and fees included. Even …

Sprint T-Mobile merger announcement

Sprint and T-Mobile just dropped a big hint that the merger is coming

October 23rd, 2017

Rumors about a Sprint T-Mobile merger have been swirling for months. But thus far, most of the information we’ve had is from anonymous sources talking to well-connected journalists, rather than anything concrete from the two companies. But this weekend, both carriers gave us a major hint that something big is coming, thanks to how they’re …

Sprint T-Mobile merger

Let’s hope the T-Mobile Sprint merger keeps getting delayed forever

October 20th, 2017

Much like flying cars, a T-Mobile/Sprint merger always seems to be on the horizon. Rumors first emerged in 2014 about a deal, only for everything to be called off, with regulators to blame. The grapevine sprouted new stories shortly after the corporate-friendly Trump administration took office, and reached fever pitch just a few weeks ago. …

T-Mobile Sprint merger announcement, progress

No, a T-Mobile-Sprint merger wouldn’t be good for consumers

October 2nd, 2017

If the rumors are right, a merger of T-Mobile and Sprint has already been agreed in principle, and we should see an announcement by the end of October. What happens then is anyone’s bet, but according to one columnist from Seeking Alpha, consumers shouldn’t be worried, because merging two of America’s four wireless carriers together isn’t …